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Revealed: How mercenaries are making millions from the misery in war zones around the world

Revealed: How mercenaries are making millions from the misery in war zones around the world 12:29, 7 Feb 2016 Updated 12:29, 7 Feb 2016 By Billy Briggs CHARITY War on Want have condemned private security firms in Britain and are … Continue reading

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Elbit, KBR contracted for U.K. military flight training program

Elbit, KBR contracted for U.K. military flight training program By Ryan Maass   |   Feb. 4, 2016 at 12:41 PM Follow @upi Affinity Flying Services Limited receives $721 million contract to support the U.K. Military Flight Training System, which supports training … Continue reading

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Britain top dog in unregulated shadow world of mercenaries – report

Britain top dog in unregulated shadow world of mercenaries – report Published time: 3 Feb, 2016 15:14 Get short URL © Ahmad Al-Rubaye / AFP Britain has become the world’s post-9/11 “mercenary kingpin” with hundreds of firms employing thousands of ex-military … Continue reading

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Britain is at centre of global mercenary industry, says charity

Britain is at centre of global mercenary industry, says charity G4S is world’s largest security company as UK leads booming global private military industry, War on Want says Members of a private security company in Baghdad in 2007. War on … Continue reading

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British dogs of war behind surging billion-pound mercenary market ‘is causing global instability’

British dogs of war behind surging billion-pound mercenary market ‘is causing global instability’ 16:03, 3 Feb 2016 Updated 16:03, 3 Feb 2016 By Chris Hughes A new report warning about “dogs of war” risk to world says the mercenary trade … Continue reading

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G4S detention centre for migrants cost taxpayer £6m – more than the Ritz – to house 14 families

G4S detention centre for migrants cost taxpayer £6m – more than the Ritz – to house 14 families 16:48, 26 Jan 2016 Updated 16:49, 26 Jan 2016 By Luke Barnes The immigration centre in West Sussex costs a staggering £150,000-a-night … Continue reading

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Labour removes Israel link to G4S boycott

EXCLUSIVE: Labour removes Israel link to G4S boycott January 27, 2016 LABOUR’S GOVERNING body is to strike any reference to Israel from the minutes of a controversial debate to boycott G4S, writes Justin Cohen. With only around half of its … Continue reading

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Government urged to seize back control of Birmingham Prison after G4S abuse scandal

Government urged to seize back control of Birmingham Prison after G4S abuse scandal 12:59, 27 Jan 2016 Updated 14:28, 27 Jan 2016 By Jonathan Walker Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Deputy Leader Tom Watson lead calls for the Government to … Continue reading

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Private firm G4S ‘shouldn’t be allowed to profit from refugees’ over red doors scandal

Private firm G4S ‘shouldn’t be allowed to profit from refugees’ over red doors scandal 13:57, 20 Jan 2016 Updated 15:14, 20 Jan 2016 By Dan Bloom Andy McDonald spoke out over asylum seekers’ shock claims they have been racially abused … Continue reading

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MoD cans DBS contract with Serco – bringing payroll and HR in-house

MoD cans DBS contract with Serco – bringing payroll and HR in-house By Sooraj Shah Follow Sooraj on Twitter 12 Jan 2016 The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has opted not to renew its Defence Business Services (DBS) contract, which ends … Continue reading

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